Monday , Apr , 09 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Hawks suspend F Smith

Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) – Atlanta Hawks general manager Billy Knight
suspended forward Josh Smith for the team’s next two games, citing conduct
detrimental to the team.

Smith got into a heated argument with Atlanta coach Mike Woodson near the end
of regulation in the club’s 109-104 overtime loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on

The forward was sent to the locker room before the extra frame started and he
never returned to the bench.

Smith is averaging 16.1 points and 8.6 rebounds in 69 games for the Hawks this